estradiol - medicine shortage information

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If you are having difficulty obtaining a medicine that has been prescribed to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. In most cases your doctor and pharmacist will know about the possible substitute medicines to continue your care.

In some cases the Supply Detail section below will provide information about the special arrangements that are in place for your health professional to prescribe or supply a substitute medicine. These may include reference to Special Access Scheme or "Under section 19A"

Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
ESTRADOT 25 estradiol 25 microgram transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 97562
Active ingredients:
estradiol

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 671 203

From
15 Apr 2020
to
01 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holder, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd (Novartis Australia), on 1800 726 369 (Sandoz Customer Service – a division of Novartis Australia) for details about ordering and supply.

ESTRADOT 37.5 estradiol 37.5 microgram transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 97563
Active ingredients:
estradiol

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 671 203

From
27 May 2020
to
01 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holder, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd (Novartis Australia), on 1800 726 369 (Sandoz Customer Service – a division of Novartis Australia) for details about ordering and supply.

ESTRADOT 50 estradiol 50 microgram transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 97564
Active ingredients:
estradiol

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 671 203

From
15 Apr 2020
to
01 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holder, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd (Novartis Australia), on 1800 726 369 (Sandoz Customer Service – a division of Novartis Australia) for details about ordering and supply.

ESTRADOT 75 estradiol 75 microgram transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 97565
Active ingredients:
estradiol

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 671 203

From
15 May 2020
to
01 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holder, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd (Novartis Australia), on 1800 726 369 (Sandoz Customer Service – a division of Novartis Australia) for details about ordering and supply.

ESTRADOT 100 estradiol 100 microgram transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 97566
Active ingredients:
estradiol

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 671 203

From
31 May 2020
to
01 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Limited Availability

Reason:
Manufacturing

TGA Management Actions:
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. Please contact the approval holder, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd (Novartis Australia), on 1800 726 369 (Sandoz Customer Service – a division of Novartis Australia) for details about ordering and supply.

ESTALIS SEQUI 50/140 patches sachet composite pack
AUST R: 131549
Active ingredients:
estradiol
norethisterone acetate

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 671 203

From
20 Aug 2020
to
01 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

ESTALIS SEQUI 50/250 patches sachet composite pack
AUST R: 131552
Active ingredients:
estradiol
norethisterone acetate

Sponsor:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 671 203

From
17 Jun 2020
to
01 Jul 2021

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Manufacturing

ESTRADERM MX 25 estradiol 25 microgram/24 hours (0.75mg) transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 67089
Active ingredients:
estradiol

Sponsor:
Juno Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800181060

From
03 Feb 2021
to
15 Apr 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ESTRADERM MX 50 estradiol 50 microgram/24 hours transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 56658
Active ingredients:
estradiol

Sponsor:
Juno Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800181060

From
22 Jan 2021
to
15 Apr 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing

ESTRADERM MX 100 estradiol 100 microgram/24 hours (3mg) transdermal drug delivery system sachet
AUST R: 67090
Active ingredients:
estradiol

Sponsor:
Juno Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800181060

From
03 Feb 2021
to
15 Apr 2021

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing